Conversations with Beer Bloggers Episode 1 – The Beer Babe

It’s here! Check out the first episode of Conversations with Beer Bloggers where we meet The Beer Babe, Carla Companion.

Look out for the next conversation with Bryan Roth coming soon.

Announcing Conversations with Beer Bloggers

It is with my pleasure to announce a new weekly video series on Short On Beer called “Conversations with Beer Bloggers” where we’ll meet beer bloggers from across the country and put a face and voice to the words we read everyday.

Announcing Conversations with Beer Bloggers

Tell one, tell all. Look for the first episode early next week with Carla Companion aka The Beer Babe.

Too many beers, not enough time

Everyone’s worried about the “craft beer bubble.” How can the rate of growth be maintained? Are we going to run out of ingredients? You know the usual concerns. My concern isn’t that it’s growing too big, it’s that it’s growing too fast for me to keep up as an outsider looking in!

Let’s face it, if you’re not on the front lines of the craft beer industry you’re always going to be playing catchup — so and so brewed this, this new place is opened last week, did you go to that beer festival over the weekend? My usual responses are, did they? I have to try it!, yeah I heard that (which I didn’t), and no I missed it this year.

I’m going to focus on Maine as an example. Thanks to Carla at TheBeerBabe.com the statistics are readily available.

“The are currently 39 Craft Breweries in ME. There are 18 breweries in planning. 11 breweries have opened since 2011.”

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